• The Issues and Problems of Urban Economic Development
The Issues and Problems of Urban Economic Development
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The Issues and Problems of Urban Economic Development

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Collection: New School Adult Division event recordings

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Physical Audio
Type of Work
1/4 inch audio tape
This audio recording is of one of a series of seminars held at The New School by civic and business leaders on the subject of important economic problems. United States Departments of Commerce Under Secretary Howard Samuels, chair of the event, discusses issues of inner city economic development, highlighting the role of the federal government in promoting education, job matching, national basic income, and public sector jobs. At 13:59, Samuels opens the floor to questions, the topics of which include: the location of a potential experimental jobs program, a negative income tax, the importance of public opinion, federal funding of education, federal aid to states, and the problem of bureaucratic inertia.
July 17 1968
Related people
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997). Center for New York City Affairs (producer)
Howard J. Samuels (speaker)
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